Articles

22 June 2017

A genetic link has been found to preeclampsia, the condition that causes high blood pressure and urinary protein in a...

22 June 2017

Researchers in Isreal have developed a new way to optimise antibiotic treatment and reduce the risk of bacterial...

22 June 2017

Everybody needs a helping hand when they get older – but in years to come that helping hand may be attached to a...

20 June 2017

What does running do for your heart?

20 June 2017

How can you scan the heart for problems?

20 June 2017

How do hearts cope with outer space?

20 June 2017

How do crocs survive under water for so long?

20 June 2017

How do doctors practice operations without endangering patients?

20 June 2017

How do RAF pilots deal with the intense pressure on their hearts?

20 June 2017

How echocardiograms allow us to peek inside our ticker.

20 June 2017

How do athletes' hearts deal with extreme exercise?

15 June 2017

A route through which Parkinson's Disease may be triggered in the intestine and then access the brain has been...

15 June 2017

How the tuberculosis bacterium overwhelms our immune defenses to trigger active TB disease has been demonstrated by...

15 June 2017

An extremely sensitive radar that can detect when different parts of people’s bodies are moving at different speeds...

15 June 2017

We catch up on research into schistosomiasis that we first covered in episode 29...

15 June 2017

For a tuberculosis infection to progress, around 50 bacterial cells need to infect a single immune cell.

15 June 2017

A protein called TRP1 allows the parasites that cause malaria to move around inside mosquitoes.

15 June 2017

Models predict which species of mosquito may be able to carry the Zika virus in the US.

15 June 2017

eLife Senior Editor Prabhat Jha explains to Chris Smith why public funding is key to tackling epidemics in low-income...

14 June 2017

It's time for our gene of the month, and this time it’s Methuselah.

14 June 2017

Scientists are turning to genetics to solve one of the most pressing problems affecting UK trees today - infectious...

14 June 2017

Bees are providing exciting genetic information as well as delicious honey.

14 June 2017

Visual artist Andy Lomas is using Unreal - a virtual reality gaming engine - to turn scientific data into 3-...

14 June 2017

A new art-science collaboration is bringing chromosomes to life.